Khoikhoi definition

koikoi
A member of a group of pastoral peoples of Namibia and South Africa, including the Nama.
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Any of the Khoisan languages of the Khoikhoi.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
khoikhoi
Plural:
khoikhois

Origin of khoikhoi

  • Nama khoekhoen the Nama people khoekhoe to speak Nama (from khoe- person) (as in khoeb man) (khoes woman) -n pl. common gender suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition